ELDERS

White Mountain Bible is an Elder-led church. 


Leadership is to be shared. The terms elders, leaders, overseers, pastors, 

shepherd, and bishops are often used interchangeably

in the New Testament showing that leadership is to be shared among a team of spiritual leaders.


  • Brian Blomstrand


    Brian accepted Christ as a young child and was baptized by his dad, who was also the pastor of his church. He and his wife Laura started attending WMBC in 1998 after using the church for their wedding. They have three lovely daughters: Emily, Katy, and Alison.

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  • Ben Brewer


    The youngest of five children, Ben accepted Christ at the age of 16 and "stumbled with Christ" until the age of 25 when he starting walking with Him. He and his wife Keri have been at WMBC since 1997. They have four children, Madelynn, Isaac, Luke and Andile..  Ben works with our High School Students.

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  • Wayne Burdett


    Wayne accepted Christ during his teen years. He and his wife Lynda have been members of WMBC since 2003 and have three grown childrens.  Leader of the Global Outreach Team, Wayne has heart for the lost, the poor, and the abandoned.

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  • Rick Fernau


    Rick accepted Christ at the age of 16 and he and his wife Kim are Charter members of WMBC. During their 25 years as members of WMBC, they have raised their daughter, Angela and son, Todd. They now have five grandchildren: Natalie, Avery, Zachary, Reid and Sarah. Rick works with the Home Group Ministries.

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  • Steve Garrett


    Steve accepted Christ at the age of 14 and he and his wife Audrey started attending WMBC in 1991. They have two sons and one grandson. Steve came to Arizona in 1977 from Alaska! Steve is the Treasurer for WMBC as well as working with Men's Ministries.

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  • Ray Badger

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STAFF


  • Randy Walters

    Randy serves as our Preaching/Teaching Pastor and as an Elder. He and his wife Tami, along with their four children, Will, Sam, Emma and Annah, joined the WMBC staff in 2010. Growing up in Central California, Randy is an avid Giants fan. Prior to joining WMBC's staff, he served 18 years in Youth Ministry.

  • Chris Freeman

    Chris serves as our Administrative Pastor. He also shepherds the Children's Ministry and our Home Group Ministry. Coming from California, he and his wife, Monique and their three boys, Jarod, Jesse and Jonas, joined the WMBC staff in 2013. He is also an avid Giants fan and loves to play basketball.

  • Charles Fiore

    Charles serves as our Youth Pastor. He and wife, Hilary minister to our youth also in a home group setting. Charles and Hilary along with son Levi and daughter Charlie joined the WMBC staff in 2015 coming from the East coast. Charles loves to play basketball and spending time with his family which will be increasing in October!

  • Brian Blomstrand

    Brian serves as of Director of Worship as well as being one of our Elders. His wife Laura is also part of the Worship Team. All three daughters, Emily, Katy, and Alison are gifted musically.

  • Summer Murphy

    Summer is the Administrative Assistant.  She is married to Tim and they have 4 kids, Josiah, Destiny, Elijah and Isabella.

Deacons


  • Dave Larson

    Dave was born and raised in Minnesota and the oldest of five boys. He met Lydia in the Philippines in1969 and got married in 1970. They have two children, Tony and Jennifer and two granddaughters, Natalie and Gabi. They moved to Arizona in 1984 and moved to the White Mountains in 1992. Dave works with the hospitality ministry, is a member of the Global Outreach Team and leads a small group study.

  • Jerry Gifford